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iGCSE History (Germany 1919 - 1945) Quiz on The Munich Putsch, created by Drew Bott on 25/10/2019.

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The Munich Putsch

Question 1 of 14

1

When did Hitler attempt his Munich Putsch?

Select one of the following:

  • November 8 1921

  • November 8 1922

  • November 8 1923

Explanation

Question 2 of 14

1

Where did the Putsch begin?

Select one of the following:

  • In a wine bar in Munich, Prussia

  • In a Beer House in Berlin, Prussia.

  • In a Beer House in Munich, Bavaria.

Explanation

Question 3 of 14

1

Hitler 'piggy backed' on a Nationalist meeting being addressed by the Nationalist leader of Bavaria, Gustav von Kahr.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 4 of 14

1

Why was Hitler 'confident' he could be successful? (Select ALL that apply)

Select one or more of the following:

  • He had the support of war hero General Hindenburg

  • He thought von Kahr and Lossow would support him

  • He had the support of the German Army

  • He had the backing of war hero General Ludendorff

  • Germany was facing economic uncertainty due to hyper-inflation, making the Government unpopular.

  • By 1923 the Nazis had 55,000 members and growing

Explanation

Question 5 of 14

1

Describe the Munich Putsch (Select all that apply)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Hitler and the SA took over a socialist meeting in the Hoffbrauhaus in Munich

  • Hitler and the SA took over a nationalist meeting in the Hoffbrauhaus in Munich

  • Hitler declared that a 'national revolution' had begun.

  • Hitler let von Kahr and von Lossow leave the Beer Hall.

  • The SA took over the army headquarters and the offices of the local newspaper

  • On 9 November Hitler marched into Munich with 2,000 SA

  • Gustav von Kahr rejoined Hitler on the march

  • von Kahr had called on the Bavarian Police to resist the Nazis

  • The Bavarian Police refused to open fire on the Nazis with whom they sympathised

  • The Bavarian Police opened fire on the Nazis and 16 were killed. Hitler fled.

Explanation

Question 6 of 14

1

What was Hitler put on trial for?

Select one of the following:

  • Murder of 4 Bavarian Policemen

  • Treason

  • Embezzling funds from rich industrialists

Explanation

Question 7 of 14

1

Which of the following consequences of the Putsch are 'true'?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Hitler was jailed for life

  • Hitler was jailed for 5 years

  • He lived in relative comfort in Landsberg Castle

  • He lived in isolation in Landsberg Castle

  • He took the time to re-organise the Party

  • He decided that on his release he would have to try another bigger, better putsch

  • His trial took 24 days during which his speeches and antics became front page news and gave him national publicity

  • He was banned from public speaking until 1927

Explanation

Question 8 of 14

1

He had over 300 visitors and received so many care packages that one visitor described his room as a delicatessen, with flowers, fruit, cake, chocolates, hams, sausages, wine and other drinks.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 9 of 14

1

The prison warden recorded that Hitler was a model prisoner: modest, frugal, non-smoking, tee-total, compliant, reasonable, polite, and good at keeping the other prisoners in line.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 10 of 14

1

Hitler was released from prison after serving a sentence of:

Select one of the following:

  • 9 Months

  • 1 Year

  • 5 Years

Explanation

Question 11 of 14

1

Whilst in jail Hitler realised he would have to use democracy to destroy democracy. He said, 'if outvoting them takes longer than out-shooting them, at least the results will be guaranteed by their own constitution'.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 12 of 14

1

How did Hitler 'reorganise' the Party?

Select one or more of the following:

  • He disbanded the SA and killed it's leadership

  • Created the Hitler Youth

  • Made the SA more disciplined and 'ordered'. (It's what German people wanted to see)

  • Created a National Party Structure creating branches appointing a 'district leader' (Gauleiter) to each one.

  • He put Joseph Goebbels in charge of propaganda

Explanation

Question 13 of 14

1

Hitler also established the Fuhrerprinzip, or ‘Leader Principle’, the idea that the party’s leader was in absolute control and all members must follow his directions. No dissent from this was expected or tolerated.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 14 of 14

1

As a result of the reorganisation of the Party and Hitler's popularity, the Nazis enjoyed significant electoral success in the period 1924 - 28.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation